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2nd Workshop « Theory and Modeling for PV »

September 20th update   Invited Speakers Clas Persson, University of Oslo “Exploring materials for ultrathin inorganic solar cells: DFT...

Ceremony of laying of the first foundation stone of IPVF

The first foundation stone of IPVF (Institut Photovoltaïque d’Ile-de-France) was laid today within the École Polytechnique neighborhood in Palaiseau....

Two student awards at the E-MRS 2016 conference

Fabien Mollica (right in photo) and François Gibelli (left), two Ph.D. students from laboratories associated with IPVF, received student...

IPVF in brief


The Ile-de-France Photovoltaic Institute (IPVF) aims to become one of the world’s main centers for research, innovation and training in the field of photovoltaic solar energy.

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Dear visitor,
The Ile-de-France Photovoltaïc Institute (IPVF) is pleased to welcome you on its website.
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